Simple colourized JSON formatting for BASH

alias pp='python -mjson.tool|pygmentize -l js'
Leave out pygmentize or `pip install pygments` first.
Sample Output
$ curl -s http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather?q=Amsterdam,nl | pp

# this output is colourized
{
    "base": "cmc stations",
    "clouds": {
        "all": 20
    },
    "cod": 200,
    "coord": {
        "lat": 52.37,
        "lon": 4.89
    }
    /* ... */
}

5
By: wires
2014-05-22 10:29:44

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Awesome! Super useful in debugging REST APIs
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